GfK GeoMarketing Map of the Month - October

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Bruchsal, October 21, 2010  

Map of the Month - October

Volcanoes in the Philippines: Mapping natural catastrophe crisk zones

This month's map from GfK GeoMarketing features a postcode map of the Philippines that also shows the country's many active volcanoes. Postcode maps are the basis of the CRESTA Zones used in the reinsurance industry. CRESTA Zones are cartographic units that allow companies active in risk management to assess regional "nat cat risks", calculate cumulated risks in relevant areas, adapt their insurance policies accordingly and adequately report actual risks. GfK GeoMarketing is the official provider of the CRESTA Zones and also produces worldwide digital postcode maps in all standard map formats for GIS, BI and ERP applications (map source and illustration copyright: GfK GeoMarketing).

Postcode and volcanoe map of the Philippines - mapping Nat Cat risk - GfK GeoMarketing

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Download the map in high-resolution *.tif format (21 x 14.8 cm) here (approx. 2.2 MB).

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About GfK GeoMarketing

GfK GeoMarketing is one of Europe’s largest providers of geomarketing solutions for customers from all branches of trade.

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  • RegioGraph Geomarketing software RegioGraph

The company is a subsidiary of the international GfK network. Ranked fourth among the world's market research institutes, the GfK is represented in 100 countries with over 150 subsidiaries and 10,000 employees.

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